The Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference will be held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle from April 4-6, 2018. The keynote speaker is Sally Jewell, former Secretary of the Interior Department and former President and Chief Executive officer of REI. Many educational sessions are available at the conference. For details and registration, go to http://www.wwu.edu/salishseaconference/ (accessed 21 Jan 2018)
Per the conference website: “The Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference is the largest most comprehensive event of its kind in the region. The purpose of the conference is to assemble scientists, First Nations and tribal government representatives, resource managers, community/business leaders, policy makers, educators and students to present the latest scientific research on the state of the ecosystem, and to guide future actions for protecting and restoring the Salish Sea Ecosystem. To accomplish its purpose, the conference will feature plenary sessions with keynote speakers, concurrent sessions featuring oral presentations, poster presentations, workshops, frequent opportunities for informal networking, and related off-program events.”
The Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference is administered by the Salish Sea Institute at Western Washington University.
(Note: The times listed are just Conservation Calendar time-slot fillers. Go to the Salish Ecosystem Conference website registration section to get real times.)